Here's a chance to own a piece of New Canaan History. From the moment you enter this beloved family home you will appreciate the soft warm atmosphere of the rich beamed ceilings, wide-plank floors and stone beehive fireplace. The Joseph Stevens-Charles Saxon House is an antique-lover’s dream. Rich in history dating back to 1722, it boasts priceless character and charm. Once owned by renowned American Cartoonist Charles Saxon, known for his work for THE NEW YORKER, the sun-filled rooms & graciously scaled interior spaces invite and welcome you. The highly flexible main-floor plan features a large eat-in kitchen updated by Deane, Inc. a formal dining room with fireplace, two gracious living areas for intimate family gatherings or holiday entertaining and a first-floor home office/ bedroom with half bath. Four additional bedrooms and two baths complete the second level. Generous closet space throughout. Outside you’ll delight in the large covered sitting porch that overlooks 1.6 acres of expansive level property with rambling stone walls, lush perennial gardens and flowering trees. A detached 2-car garage with separate sunny studio/office space w/bath completes this historic offering with timeless qualities. In the heart of New Canaan and convenient to everything.
4 bd 2,563 sqft New Canaan